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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Make way for cyclists on roads

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Make way for cyclists on roads The outcome of a road accident involving a bicycle is inevitable: a cyclist stands no chance against vehicles that are heavier and more ... in Hong Kong as an alternative form of transport and part of a healthy lifestyle. Apart from being environmentally friendly and good for fitness, bicycles are an inexpensive and convenient way ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1529590/make-way-cyclists-our-roads
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Cultural district's bike-hire plan could be start of a revolution in cycling

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Cycling deserves more respect Bicycle transport is a hard sell in Hong Kong, not least because of the government's negative thinking on its role as a people mover ... District becomes better known. That, admittedly, is some way off. But the district authority's long-term vision is of thousands of visitors getting about the extensive site on bicycle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1484936/cultural-districts-bike-hire-plan-could-be-start-revolution
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Bicycles part of the transport solution

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Bicycles part of the transport solution Hong Kong boasts some of the world's most efficient and cleanest public transport systems. Given how small our city is compared to many major world cities, there is rarely a real need to own a car. Yet our private car fleet passed the 500,000 mark in March. If left to grow unchecked, it will hit 540,000 by 2017. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1230900/bicycles-part-transport-solution
  4. Comment - Blogs

    Beijing's crazy, quick fixes for toxic air: canned air, bicycle-powered air filters

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:08pm by Christy Choi

    ... to design a bicycle that powers an air filter, as he rides through the city. Elsewhere in Beijing, billionaire entrepreneur Chen Guangbiao is taking plans to sell canned air seriously. ... to sell canned air last year, while raising awareness about the dangers of pollution from lead batteries on widely used electric bicycles. This time he says selling air is also about raising ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1140115/beijings-crazy-quick-fixes-toxic-air-canned-air-bicycle-powered-air
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by STAFF

    ... The fifth stage of the world's most high-profile bicycle race will mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the first world war by rolling through the Belgian town of Ypres. King Philip ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1549921/talking-points
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Lessons for China in fighting obesity

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:26am by SCMP Editorial

    ... but by now the lesson must be apt for China, where rising affluence has transformed a bicycle culture into a car culture and people eat more meat and less vegetables and fruit. China can take heart ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1524847/lessons-china-fighting-obesity
  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 27, 2014

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:13am by LETTERS

    ... roads so that they can be used by bicycles and so that pedestrians can cross without risking injury. Lau Wing-man, Tseung Kwan O ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1541276/letters-editor-june-27-2014
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Bumps ahead on Hong Kong's transport road

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 03:46am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of bicycle paths and facilities, citing the transportation mode as being good for health and cutting air pollution. Bicycles are generally not on the authorities' public transport radar, though; ... through road pricing should be considered; getting polluting vehicles off roads is essential. As in other cities, bicycles should be seen as a transportation mode. Topping a world ranking is good ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1467830/bumps-ahead-hong-kongs-transport-road
  9. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    Road to Rio: Sand between toes and face paint after defeat by fierce foes

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:25pm by Paul Kay

    ... locals are waiting with bicycles, and we get a "backy" to the stadium. We'll cover a lot of distance by trip's end, but that 3km ride along a closed-off four-lane highway ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1539808/sand-between-toes-and-face-paint-after-defeat-fierce-foes
  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 22, 2014

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:15am by LETTERS

    ... more exposed and unsafe than I do now on the roads I use in inner-city Brisbane. As an emergency doctor who uses a bicycle, I know we have much to fear from any crash or collision as we lack ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1537855/letters-editor-june-22-2014

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